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't want to work, you're just lazy and you are just irresponsible. they used to say lazy and shiftless. they did blame themselves. that's would you we're organizing and mobilizing all over america. mr. cain, we're going to change things, because we're going to start blaming ourselves for not doing more. joining me now, from wall street michael mulgrew, president of the united federation of teachers. michael, how does it look? >> it's looking night. i have to tell you, this is an amazing thing that's going on. two days ago we sent out notices, expecting a couple thousand of people. there were over 15,000 people easily filling up the square and marching down broadway. people say enough is enough. we want fairness, we're going to stand up until we get it. >> now, the fight is about economic inequality. i remember not long ago you, i and others marched down, talking about unions. now you are there, as unions supporting the occupy wall street. this seems to be taking form for those that have variety of political perations, but are united around 1% of this country should not be controlling t
to block this bill either. 75% using money to hire teachers and first responders -- 75% support that. three out of four people in this country support that. and 54% of those in your own party support higher taxes on the rich because it's not just the president who's demanding action. this weekend, i marched for jobs and justice in washington. and we made it clear, the american people want action. on monday in this, the capital, they had the audacity to turn down a jobs bill, so if you won't get the jobs bill done in the suite, then we will get the jobs bill done in the street. joining me now is congressman brad miller, democrat from north carolina. he's a member of the house financial services committee, and richard wolf, msnbc political analyst. thank both of you for being here with us. >> thank you. glad to be with you. >> congressman, let me ask you first. will the republicans feel the pressure that the president is bringing on them now? >> they need to. american people know we need jobs. the whole plan would create something like 9.1 million jobs. and north carolina is like most states.
that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >>> hey, republicans, the issue is jobs. the time is now. just do it! >> people really need help right now. >> a deninth president obama refusing to let up on the push for husband jobs plan. >> if congress does nothing, the american people will run them out of town. >> senator robert menendez on the president's big push. as the occupy wall street protests spread, republicans vote against the man who would police wall street for consumers. congressman brad miller on the grand old party of wall street. deep in the heart of tennessee, republicans voter i.d. laws are taking away a 96-year-old woman's right to vote. dorothy cooper is here tonight to tell her story. "politics nation" starts right now. >>> welcome to "politics nation." i'm al sharpton. night's lead, president obama put republicans on notice. he is running on his jobs plan. earlier today he held a news conference to promote the plan, and slammed republicans for doing nothing to boost the economy. people need help r
for being with us tonight. >> good to be with you, reverend. how do we get america working again? that's my focus. it's not about making anybody a one-temperature or two term president. it's all about how do we grow this economy. if we do those things collectively america will be better off and so will the president. when when they're focused just on making president obama a one-term president and use the filibuster 150 times to stop progress, it says everything about where they're at, which is not in the interesting of the american people. >> it seems like sometimes we're on different frequent sills. people are outraged, upset, teachers, firemen, policemen, students marching, civil rights leaders are getting ready to march. but then look at senator mcconnell and what he said today. it's almost like we're on one frequency, they're on another and we're pacing in midair. let me show you what senator mcconnell said. >> this is the same wasteful spending, the same burdensome union giveaways and same tax policy that has failed the american people in the last two years. they made it even less att
a pathetic array of hopefuls. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts now. >> hey, republicans have you met president pushback? >> we will not take no for an answer. >> still fighting for his jobs plan, as a new innocence news/"wall street journal" poll shows 63% of americans support it. earth to republicans you care about what people -- i mean corporations want, don't you? what about that, gop candidates? >> 99 plan. >> free market. >> 999. >> tax break. >> overregulated. >> obama-care. >> right. nothing new. speak of 2012, it's time to the revies, our awards to the debate bee bulkle. we know -- one on, rick perry, stealing from a harlem renaissance poet? your rock would be ashamed. >> like america, america again. >> and my interview with ed koch on obama, israel, and what the gop is trying to do to america. "politics nation" starts right now. >> welcome to "politics nation." i'm al sharpton. tonight's lead, the president's message to the republican party of no. no just won't cut it this time. >> a republican minority got together as a
for being with us. "politics nation with al sharpton" starts right now. >>> hey, it's a republican nightmare. running against the guy who saved the american auto industry. >> an american auto industry that's more profitable and competitive than it's been in years made it worth it. >> president obama talks jobs in michigan, and the south korean president is with him. hey, republicans, you can learn how to work a crowd from this guy. >> thank you. >> he knows how to get on your good side. >> instead of blocking the jobs plan at 63% that voters support. >>> a big victory and a new spokesman. >> the wall street wrecked the economy three years ago and nobody is held responsible for that. i'll be that spokesman. >> former congressman alan grayson on unfairness in america. rick perry is hoping to make a comeback? sure sounds like i've heard that plan somewhere before. >> drill, baby, drill. >> all right. wait to go, governor. >>> plus honoring the dream. martin luther king iii, on the dedication and keeping the dream alive. "politics nation" starts right now. >>> welcome to "politics nation." i'm a
knife through soft butter. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. politics nation starig >>> a promise made, a mission accomplished. >> as promised, the rest of our troops in iraq will come home by the end of the year. >> after eight years of war in iraq, president obama says all troops are coming home. but republicans still criticize this commander in chief. mccain says it's harmful and sad. romney calls it an astonishing failure. no confidence in our commander in chief? why don't you can this guy what he thinks. tonight an exclusive interview with howard dean on rark airaq l that it cost this nation. republicans blocked jobs for america again. >> rome is burning. p. >> you're right, so why not put out the fire. republicans against the middle class and willard's newest flip-flop. >> as governor, i worked closely with the nra. i don't see eye to eye with the nra. >> with acrobat it ticks like these, he should be in the olympics. poll tick nation starts right now. >>> tonight's lead. the war in iraq will soon be over. president obama said today american troopses wil
ways to include us. he needs to start asking. my book is out in stores tomorrow. i'm askiou to get it and please read it. it will live your spirit and also challenge you. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >>> want to see something really scary? check out what republicans want to do to america. >> we have no idea the source of to witch-hunt. >> i was falsely accused. >> the excel consequence fly out. can he survive the past coming back to haunt him? also dr. jekyll and mr. romney. can willard escape his worst enemy -- himself? >> we don't know what's causing climate change on this planet. >> i believe the humans contribute to that. >> whatever you say. bob shrum and dana milbank. >> live free or die, victory or death. bring it. >> perry-normal activity, shooting from the lip. alex and erin. and bernie sanders talk about the real slasher movie. >> are they willing to tear down the economy in order to tear down the president? >> republicans and what they want to do. >> trace the call. it's coming from inside the h
's "hardball" for now. again, thanks for being with us. "politics nation with al sharpton" starts right now. >>> hey, republicans, president obama's bringing out the big guns. >> this announcement is a huge deal. >> the first lady joins her husband on his jobs bus tour. >> the last thing you should have to do is fight for a job when you come home -- not here, not in the united states of america. >> pushing today for veterans and teachers. >> he's completely out of touch. >> but wait. republicans have a plan, too. >> the president is out there doing his best howard dean impersonation. >> how is that going to get anybody a job, mitch mcconnell? tonight ohio senator sherrod brown on the jobs fight. when republicans attack -- >> that just doesn't. >> i'll tell you. >> i'm speaking. it's time for you to tell the truth. >> i'm speaking. >>> lions, tigers and perry, oh, my. bob shrum and richard wolffe on the snarling gop. the tea party congressman who can't stop laughing at his constituents. >> you're a congressman, don't laugh at us. >> keep laughing, congressman. we'll see who gets the last lau
outrageous. again today, president obama challenged the gop to put forth a jobs plan. >> show us the republican jobs plan that independent economists would indicate would actually put people back to work. i haven't yet seen it. >> wait, mr. president. you haven't seen it? let me show you, republicans in the house, today, fighting hard for jobs. >> we must prevent taxpayers dollars from being used to fund abortions. >> there's a good jobs plan. attacks women's rights. they're minutes away from passing a bill restricting abortion rights, and this is their grand compromise on jobs? democrats called them out on it today. >> under this bill, when the republicans vote for this bill today, they will be voting to say that women can die on the floor and health care providers do not have to intervene. >> i was pregnant, i was miscarrying, i was bleeding. if i had to go from one hospital to the next trying to finds one emergency room that would take me in, who knows if i would even be here today. >> this is not a political gain. this is people's lives. this bill allows hospitals to refuse a
look like for the first time and what they did to us. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >>> hey, republicans, americans are drowning. throw them a lifeline. >> good afternoon, everybody. >> president obama goes west with a plan to help fix the housing mess, after mitch mcconnell makes the stunning statement that firefighters and cops aren't his problem. >> they are local and state employees. >> nice leadership, republican leader. tonight, fixing the economy without republican help, with congresswoman jan schakowsky and richard wolf. >> pawillard really wants to pl makeover, right wing edition. he just can't stick to one side. >> my collaborator and friend. >> how about help from these guys? >> no abortions, no exceptions. >> the government must intervene. >> you are pro having your cake and eating it, too. >> tonight, the gop goes extreme with dana milbank and knee nia mallika henderson. "politics nation" starts right now. welcome to "politics nation." i'm al sharpton. tonight's lead, forget the republicans. t
this benghazi and he was marching toward taking those folks out when nato with u.s. leadership got involved. so i'm one of those who may not agree with everybody who had criticism. i was always in favor of this policy. but my position is based on talking to libyan americans. >> now, you represent a district that libyans live in. you are a muslim. >> yes. >> and you are saying that the libyans libyans in your district told that you they felt that mr. gadhafi was in fact going to wipe out and kill thousands upon thousands of libyans. >> absolutely. we had several community forums on this. and they were quite clear. and tonight it is shocking that republicans, you know, don't want to give the president any credit. i mean, here the president has dispatched anwar awlaki. of course this has been libyan led and they still have nothing good to say about the president regardings national security. >> when this happened, let me show wha you what some of the republicans were saying. this was the reaction. >> he waited too long. there is no doubt in my mind about it. >> i think gadhafi ought to depart. it'
say, e.j. and governor, before i go to you, i want to show us something. at lot of people say why do i keep talking president obama -- we can have different opinions, but not different facts. this is a graft from "the washington monthly." >>> when we went to here, here, here, and then unemployment started going up, up, here, decreasing, and then we started seeing numbers go up, then down as the stimulus money ran out. un/down, up/down. when we went from here, at the peak of unemployment down here, and then how this president has gradually brought it back, incremental, slow, but clearly a dramatic reverse, then how can anyone argue with me that the facts say that the bush policies put us in this and that the obama policies has slowly began turning this around. governor rendell? >> well, al, i think that is absolutely right. the obama policies helped stop make it worse. there's no question without the first stimulus, which is much mall lined, the conservative omb office of manage about the budget has said we would have had a point to two points worse unemployment without the first stimul
for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >> rick perry decides to win ugly. >> let's see your grades and your birth certificate. >> he reaches deep into the republican dark arts playbook to attack the president. >> it's fun. >> it's really not. who is having the real laugh this week? ♪ i am america >> you guessed it. >> love y'all. >> as the gop field goes up in smoke, president obama fights the republican phony class warfare line. >> republicans and congress who fought us tooth and nail to protect the status quo. >> tonight bob shrum and michael steele on who is really fighting for the middle class. congresswoman karen bass on the myth of obama's shrinking base, and she dishes on the l.a. dinner date. >>> a birthday shoutout to lady liberty, but not from them. >> i will build a double-walled fence. >> blame all the illeap -- >> that's not what she had in mind. "politics nation" starts right now. >>> welcome to "politics nation." i'm al sharpton. tonight's lead, do republicans think americans are dummies? just check out the latest fund-raising e-mail from
's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >>> hey, republicans, the protesters are at your front door. are you listening now? occupy wall street comes to congress as the president pushes hard for jobs. >> today is the day when every american will find out exactly where their senator stands on this jobs bill. >> but same old same old from republicans like mitch mcconnell. >> there's no reason we need to exacerbate one crisis in an effort to tackle another one. >> can't we turn this guy down? ah, that's better. ohio senator sherrod brown and white house aide gene sperling on the fight for jobs. >> mitt romney is the man we need to lead america. >> christie endorses romney ahead of tonight's great gop economic debate. >> if you don't have a job and you're not rich, blame yourself. >> but can anything help this heartless crew? and hats off to wendy williams. >> this is your entertaining bonnet. >> "politics nation" starts right now. >> welcome to "politics nation." i'm al sharpton. tonight's lead. the american people are bringing the fig
" for now. thanks for being with us. politics nation with al sharpton starts right now. >>> hey, republicans, wall street protesters just want justice for all. how can you blame help? 72 cities and counting. and the gop is playing the fear cup. >> growing mobs okay paying wall street. >> dividing our nation is the wrong way to go. >> you're half right, willard. but the real crisis is 14 million jobless americans begging for help as republicans stick to the same old game. >> sugar high economics are not what businesses tell us they need. >> melissa harris perry, randy jones and wine gar ten on where y. republicans refuse to hear the call for fairness. and more tonight on the secret gop plan to buy, steal and rig multi-billion dollar plot. was an innocent man execute order his watch? the producers of an explosive new documentary join me tonight. and herman cain believes black voters are brainwashed, but i think he's the one who is out of touch. >> i don't believe racism in this country today holds anybody back in a big way. >> politics nation starts right now. welcome to politics nation. i'm a
says he wants us all to get along, but he till wants to gut medicare. a shocking report that shows income has grown for the rich by 275%? congressman keith ellison and jared bernstein on this country's great divide. >> how can you say no to creating jobs at a time when so many people are looking for work? it doesn't make any sense. is the president hammers republicans in colorado on jobs, and kickstarting the economy. >> candidate cain's viral video inspiring a few spin-offs, but what about votes? he's meeting in ohio. nia malika henderson and dana milbank ones cain crisis. >>> and parent alert, the baby whisperer wrangles a fussy infant. now can he quiet the big babies on the hill? "politics nation" starts right now. >>> welcome to "politics nation." i'm al sharpton. tonight's lead -- class warfare republican style. folks, everything you need to know about class warfare can be summed up in this eye-opening graphic. during the past three decades, the top 1% in this country saw their earnings grown by 275%. but during that same sometime, the middle chunk of this country only saw a 4
to get to tampa, can you. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >> hey, republicans, looks like you've been stood up. >> now is not my time. >> okay, chris christie. not your time. so it's up to these guys? the sinking as fast as a racist rock cowboy, governor flip-flop and mr. 9-9-9. >> i take every opportunity to talk about my 9-9-9 plan. >> whatever you say, mr. cain, but can you please add some pep rone so thto to that plan. meet the new gop field, same as the old gop feel. republican strategist rollins and michael steele on that and we' -- >> nobody ever gets what they want. >> you heard that right, especially with your do-nothing congress. >> i hope they won't reject the job act because of the word obama in the title. >> president obama fighting for his jobs bill. we'll hear live from congressman barney frank on how to fight the party of no. >> and the wall street protests are growing, and the biggest march is planned for tomorrow. is this the wake-up call for fairness we've been waiting to hear? hold on tight. "po
've said before, i'm not a halfway kind of guy. if i feel like there's someone in the field who gives us the best chance to defeat the president, i'll endorse that president and i'll work hard for that person. >> today the republicans actually running for president breathed a huge sigh of relief. >> competition is always a good thing, and he would have been a very fine contender, excel if h race. >> christ yae's announcement comes as "washington post" polls show mitt romney back in first place, with 25%, just about where he's been all year. rick perry has dropped all the way down to 16s, tied with herman cain. the poll also shows there's a huge block of conservatives who do not want romney on the ticket. a total of 39% of republicans support someone more conservative than romney, either perry, crain or michele bachmann. not the best news for the new old front-runner willard "mitt" romney. joining me now are two of the leading republican analysts, michael steele, msnbc analyst, and former chairman of the republican national committee, and ed rollins, until recently senior adviser to miche
any president in history -- and that's "hardball" for for now. thanks for being with us.arpton. >>> hey, republicans, stimulus works. the economy picks up some steam. new evidence shows stimulus spending works, as the president presses his case for action now. >> we can't wait for congress to do its job. so where they won't act, i will. >> but speaker boehner is almost laughing? >> it's almost laughable. >> the real joke is a congress with a 9% approval rating. tonight the chairman, barney frank, on republicans slow walking the economy. and ed rendell and rick lads i don't debate the gop going fat free on jobs, investigators, voter i.d. laws, are they happening now because of this? >> and everybody is laughing about herman cain, except these guys. is the joke really on them? chris hayes on the gop raising contain. "politics nation" starts right now. >>> welcome. tonight's lead, republicans have hit a new low, even by my standards. today speaker john boehner lashed out at the president for bypassing this do nothing congress in order to help students and homeowners. >> thi
history tell us about what race president obama would be smart to run? the great democratic debate tonight one hour from now here on msnbc. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. now it's time for politics nation with the reverend al sharpton. >> chris, great show. i really like your sermonette. let me finish. let me get started so i can also watch at 7:00 when you come back live. >> great. >>> tonight on this show, hey, republicans, do you have a texas sized problem? >> i'm a governor. i don't have the pleasure of standing on the stage and criticizing. i have to deal with these issues. >> day two of silence from rick perry on the racial slur and his texas hunting lodge. his campaign says, it's been painted over. but you can't keep this one covered up for long, governor perry. tonight rick perry hits rock bottom. it's the new ugly in the republican party. >> we have the deepest bench in the republican party now. >> some bench, senator. chris christie, still feeling his way along. >> i'm listening to every word of it and feeling it, too. >> richard wolffe and earn mcpike on th
the discomfort. civil rights groups, labor groups joining all of us on the 16th of october and the 15th of october is the big march for jobs and justice in washington, the dedicating king memorial. people are mobilizing, organizing, and going forward. we need change now. joining me now, former michigan governor jennifer granholm, the author of "a governor's story, a fight for jobs and america's economic future." thanks for coming on the show tonight, governor. >> reverend al, so glad to be on. >> governor, the fight for jobs. there's a lot going on and i'm going to talk about the night governor perry and all the politics but there is nothing more important than the fight for jobs. you had that fight as governor. you see now what is happening in your state. they're laying people off for foodstamps and welfare roles. people -- children may suffer. where are we and what do we need to do? >> i think everybody recognizes that this long, persistent unemployment suggests that there's something else going on and our economy that hasn't been present before. what that is, reverend al, and what we
of events towards global catastrophe, and through vision and force of will found a way to deliver us from the worst evil in human history, global nuclear war. jack kennedy, elusive hero. you can get it in stores november 1st or pre-order now on amazon.com. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >>> hey, republicans. you thought one was hard to hand. how about the double team. >> i'm not the democratic president or the republican president. i'm the president. >> people say we're campaigning. we sure as heck are campaigning. we're campaigning to change this environment. >> they are talking about jobs. just keep attacking the bus, guys. >> the president is riding around on a bus. >> i've never seen an uglier bus. >> $1 million american made canadian bus. >> most americans wouldn't the jobs bill we're pushing for. senator rob menendez on republicans getting desperate. from occupy wall street to occupy everywhere. but the right still doesn't get it. >> it's not -- >> dividing our nation. >> michael moore on the power and possib
with us. don't forget to catch president obama on "the tonight show" tonight with jay leno. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >>> the republicans jobs plan. you have to see it and you still won't believe it. >> if any member of congress thinks there are no unemployed workers that would benefit from the proposals in the jobs bill, they better think again. >> president barack obama's fight for jobs out west, while washington republicans offer this. >> this country cannot wait for him to get off the campaign trail. >> congressman chaka fattah and david corn on jobs and do the-nothing congress. perrynomics 101. >> it grows job and it grows the economy. >> governor perry's got a great economic plan if you think corporations are people. richard wolff and richard slater on the plan billion airs love. workers in ohio and wisconsin against union-busting governors. former ohio governor ted strickland on the big pushback that's working. plus, guess who's leading the gop field? hint. he's not even running. "politics nation" starts right now. >>> welcome to "politics nation." i'
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